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Supreme Court disqualifies Nawaz Sharif as PML-N chief

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court on Wednesday disqualified Nawaz Sharif from leading the party after announcing verdict in the case related under article 62, 63 of the constitutions. The apex court decision was another blow to the ruling PML-N after the supreme court given ruling in a case that disqualified person cannot head a political party. A […]

Asma Rani Case: SC gives authorities one-month time to arrest murderer

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP), Mian Saqib Nisar has ordered authorities to arrest Mujahidullah Afridi within a month, the prime accused in Asma Rani murder case. CJP Saqib Nisar headed, a three-member bench of Supreme Court and during the today’s hearing of the suo motu case of Asma’s murder in Kohat. KP […]

NAB court rejects Sharif family’s petition for exemption from hearing

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The accountability court hearing corruption cases against the disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family, on Wednesday issued its written order rejecting the suspects petitions to travel abroad and demanded exemption from the appearance before the court. The ousted premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law MNA Safdar had […]

Royal Palm case: NAB to file reference against former generals

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Justice (Rtd) Javed Iqbal has approved to file corruption cases against former generals in Royal Palm lease case. NAB decided to file corruption references against former Railway Minister Lt Gen (Rtd) Javed Ashraf Qazi and former Chairman Board of Railways, Lt Gen (retd) Saeeduz Zafar in the […]

US motion to put Pakistan on ‘grey list’ differed

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan remained successful with the help of its friends as a US-sponsored motion to place Pakistan on a terror-financing watchlist maintained by Financial Action Task Force and the meeting was concluded on no consensus. The FATF meeting was kicked off earlier this week and it was expected that US will put forward a […]

Supreme Court once again dismisses Nawaz’s petition to club corruption cases

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, on Wednesday once again rejected the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s petition to merge the three corruption cases against him into one. Nawaz Sharif had filed a plea in the apex court seeking to merge the three National Accountability Bureau (NAB) references against him and the petition […]

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Global

S. Korea to resume joint military drills with US

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Alex Jensen SEOUL: South Korea will go ahead with spring military drills alongside the United States despite North Korean opposition, Seoul’s Defense Ministry stated Tuesday. The annual exercises, regularly denounced by the North as war preparations, have already been delayed until after the March 18 closing of the Winter Paralympics. Pyongyang has also refrained from […]

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Turkey to lay siege to Afrin city center soon: Erdogan

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday said the Turkish army would lay siege to Syria’s Afrin city center in the coming days. Addressing the Justice and Development (AK) Party’s parliamentary group meeting, Erdogan said Turkey entered Syria’s Afrin region “to make the region livable and secure.” The president said the “lasting” security […]

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Rohingya refugees in BD exceeded

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: The World Health Organization on Tuesday said an estimated 688,000 Rohingyas refugees had crossed over into Bangladesh from Myanmar since Aug. 25, 2017, joining over 200,000 people who had arrived earlier. In a written statement issued on Tuesday, the WHO said the camps — which it called the world’s biggest refugee settlement […]

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UK won’t be like ‘Mad Max’ after Brexit, minister says

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Ahmet Gurhan Kartal LONDON: The U.K. does not want to undermine the EU and it won’t be “plunged into a Mad Max-style world borrowed from dystopian fiction,” Brexit secretary said Tuesday. In a speech delivered in the Austrian capital Vienna, David Davis said the U.K. will continue its “track record of meeting high standards” when […]

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Egypt places Opposition figure on terror list

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Viola Fahmy CAIRO: An Egyptian court on Tuesday ordered that Abdel Moneim Aboul-Fotouh, a prominent opposition figure, be added to Egypt’s list of “terrorists”, according to Egypt’s official Middle East News Agency. The ruling is set to go into effect 60 days from its announcement. Last week, public prosecution authorities ordered that Aboul-Fotouh be detained […]

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Syrian regime attacks kill 167 civilians in E Ghouta

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Mohamad Misto EASTERN GHOUTA: At least 167 civilians have been killed in past two days by intensified Syrian regime attacks in the Damascus suburbs of Eastern Ghouta, said sources from the Syrian Civil Defense on Tuesday. Sources from the Civil Defense, also known as the White Helmets, told Anadolu Agency that regime attack on civilian […]

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Pakistan

Hand grenade attack on police post in Peshawar

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Some unidentified gunmen attacked a police check post with hand grenades in Peshawar on Wednesday however; no loss of human life was reported. Police personnel opened fire in retaliation after the attack but the gunmen managed to escape from the scene after committing the crime. Security forces started search operation in the […]

Sharif brothers trying pressurize judiciary again: Bilawal

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that the leadership of Pakistan Muslim League wants to dictate judiciary again. This he said while issuing a statement, he said Sharif family is still living in past and they didn’t realize that people of Pakistan are aware now and they will […]

CTD arrests three alleged Daesh terrorists in Lahore

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: At least three alleged terrorists were arrested in a search operation on Tuesday night conducted by Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of Punjab in Mughalpura area of Lahore. The spokesperson of CTD told news channel that the arrested three alleged terrorists are members of the Daesh terrorist group. Official added that force also recovered […]

Federal Cabinet rejects hike in power terrif

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday chaired meeting of the Federal Cabinet at Prime Minister’s Office. The meeting ratified decisions of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCoE) in its meeting held on 01-02-2018. The Cabinet approved Pakistan Origin Card (POC) Rules. Discussing the issue of land lease between Pakistan Steel Mills […]

Chairman CDA will be responsible: SC

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

F.P. Report Islamabad: The apex court on Tuesday observed that if by-laws not implemented then responsibility would be held on Chairman Capital Devel-opment Authority (CDA). A three-member bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar and comprising Justice Umar Ata Bandial and Justice Ijazul Ahsan, heard the case of illegal construction […]

Govt empowered females by providing direct support: Marvi

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister for State and Chairperson Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) Ms. Marvi Memon has stated that Government of Pakistan has empowered the females in the country by providing direct support to the female heads of families through its Social safety net program, BISP.  She was representing Pakistan at Conference on Social Protection […]

Afghanistan

Rashid Khan becomes youngest No.1 bowler in ICC rankings

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan has become the youngest ever No. 1 bowler in the International Cricket Council (ICC) One-day International rankings. According to ICC, Rashid Khan, Afghanistan’s teenage leg-spinning sensation has become the top-ranked ODI bowler at just 7092 days of age. ICC statement added that before Rashid, the youngest man to […]

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Mass grave of Daesh victims found in Achin

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk NANGARHAR: Nangarhar officials claimed that at least 10 bodies of local residents were found in a mass grave in Achin district of Nangarhar. The local people told the Afghan media that the deceased were killed by Daesh terrorist group.   Local officials confirmed on Monday that the bodies were found in Momand Dara […]

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MoD rejects 40 Afghan Special Forces under siege

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk PASHTUN KOT: The Ministry of Defense of Afghanistan has rejected reports suggesting that at least 40 personnel of the Afghan Special Operations Forces are under the siege of the militants in northern Faryab province. MoD spokesman Gen. Dawlat Waziri said the Afghan forces are still based in Pashtun Kot district from where the […]

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Foreign circles attempting to sabotage peace efforts

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The chairman of the Afghan High Peace Council (AHPC) Mohammad Karim Khalili claims that the certain foreign circles are attempting to sabotage the peace efforts. Khalili made the remarks during a conference attended by the local tribal and Jihaid leaders from all 34 provinces of the country. He said the Afghan government […]

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Independent Afghan media being taxed by Taliban: RSF

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: In recent months, the Taliban have forced media outlets in several provinces to pay taxes that are tantamount to a ransom to be allowed to continue operating, Reporters Without Boarder (RSF) said on Tuesday. The targets have included Ghaznavian, a privately-owned TV channel based in the southeastern province of Ghazni, a statement […]

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Six security men injured

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR:  Two Taliban gunmen were killed and six Afghan security men were wounded during a clash and landmine blast in southern Zabul province, official said Tuesday. A clash occurred between security forces and Taliban during operation in Bagh Bazaar and Laghar Baba areas of Arghandab district, Zabul province, said Haji Amir Jan Alkozai, […]

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Business

Will MENA Continue to Benefit from Turmoil in the Western World?

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

If you were to look back through modern history, the economies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) have lagged behind their western rivals. The same applies to the geopolitical climate in this region, which has served as a platform for erratic policy and immense volatility over the course of the last 25 years […]

Al Baraka banking group receives awards

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Al Baraka Banking Group B.S.C. (ABG) and four of its subsidiary banking units received the Best Islamic Financial Institution Award of 2017, as part of the annual awards of the Global Finance magazine. Al Baraka Banking Group received the Best Islamic Financial Institution in Middle East / North Africa Award, Al Baraka […]

PIAF hails reforms to make doing business easier

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Pakistan Industrial & Traders Associations Front (PIAF) chairman Irfan Iqbal Sheikh has appreciated the government for introducing reforms to make doing business easier in the context of annual ranking of countries by ease of doing business. In a joint statement PIAF chairman Irfan Iqbal Sheikh along with senior vice chairman Tanveer […]

Congo seeks relief talks with oil traders over $2b debt

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

BRAZZAVILLE (Reuters): Congo Republic is set to become the latest African country to start debt relief talks with trading houses after borrowing $2 billion from merchants such as Trafigura and Glencore but now finding its debt levels unsustainable, sources familiar with the matter said. Trading houses regularly lend money to resource-rich clients in financial distress […]

Turkey: Consumer confidence flat in February

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkish consumers’ confidence in the country’s economy is flat in February, going down 0.1 percent compared to the figure in January, Turkey’s statistical authority announced on Tuesday. The consumer confidence index stands at 72.25 this month, while it was 72.33 in January. The index value is figured out in cooperation with the […]

Japan bank keen to work with Turkey in third countries

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: Collaboration between Japanese and Turkish firms in other third countries, especially in Africa could bring success since they complement each other, Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) senior official said on Tuesday. “Especially in Africa region I understand that Turkish companies have very close ties, network and business routes. We expect to […]

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Sports

Rashid Khan becomes youngest No.1 bowler in ICC rankings

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan has become the youngest ever No. 1 bowler in the International Cricket Council (ICC) One-day International rankings. According to ICC, Rashid Khan, Afghanistan’s teenage leg-spinning sensation has become the top-ranked ODI bowler at just 7092 days of age. ICC statement added that before Rashid, the youngest man to […]

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PSL final in Karachi will send a positive message to the whole world, says Afridi

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Former skipper Shahid Afridi believes the Pakistan Super League (PSL) final to be held in Karachi will send a positive sign and message to the whole world. PSL 2018 will kick off on February 22 in the UAE and finish off on March 25 in Pakistan. The two eliminators and the final […]

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Muguruza would like to return to top of the world

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: After holding the number one ranking for a month last autumn, Dubai Championships second seed Garbine Muguruza remains keen for another taste of life at the top of the WTA. “It is important,” the Spaniard said on Tuesday at the Aviation Club. “I always have it in my mind, to be able […]

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NZC defends Eden Park ahead of T20I Tri-Series final

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk WELLINGTON: New Zealand Cricket (NZC) defended Eden Park Tuesday amid criticism the Auckland venue is too small to host international fixtures such as the T20 tri-series final. The decider on Wednesday features New Zealand and Australia, who produced a run-fest at the same ground on Friday that left some purists fuming. A total […]

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Young Cricketer upset over exclusion committee suicide in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: A young cricketer, who has represented Karachi in under-19 tournament, committed suicide at his residence here on Tuesday. According to Amir Hanif, who himself has represented Pakistan in five One Day Internationals (ODI), his son Zariab, committed after he was dropped off the team. Muhammad Zariab was student of first year of intermediate […]

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Big wins for Qilla Saifullah and Mastung

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The third day of the Divisional Qualifying round of PPL Balochistan Football Cup 2018 served the football fraternity in Balochistan with one-sided victories for Qilla Saifullah and Mastung who defeated Barkhan and Awaran by 14 and 11 goals, respectively. Qilla Saifullah players wearing white and red kit outplayed their opponents on their […]

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Fashion

Never expected this kind of appreciation for Padmavaat: Ranveer Singh 

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Padmavaat is continuing to rule the box and it crosses the Rs 550 crores globally and the critics and fans are appreciating the performance of Ranveer Singh in the movie. While talking to Indian media, Ranveer Singh said that I didn’t expect such kind of appreciation for my performance in the movie […]

Priyanka Chopra likely to play again in the sequel of ‘Aitraaz’

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood Producer, Subhash Ghai is all set to the sequel of super hit movie ‘Aitraaz’ and wants to cast Priyanka Chopra again in a sassy role as her performance in the first part was appreciated from the fans and critics. Priyanka Chopra has a matchless career graph and she is not only […]

Vishal Bhardwaj’s next movie likely to be delayed

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Veteran filmmaker and musician, Vishal Bhardwaj, are busy in some of his projects and. One of them is also the much-in-news film with Irrfan Khan and Deepika Padukone. The other project of the Vishal Bhardwaj is a film revolving around two sisters and according to report Kriti Sanon and Sonakshi Sinha […]

Sajid Nadiadwala announces ‘Baaghi-3’ with Tiger Shroff even before release of ‘Baaghi-2’

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The makers announced Baaghi-3 with Tiger Shroff even before the release of Baghi-2. The Baaghi franchise began in 2016 with Tiger and Shraddha Kapoor which was directed by Sabbir Khan and produced by Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment while the second and third film are being directed by Ahmed Khan. Baaghi 2 will be […]

Rishi Kapoor and Emraan Hashmi to work together in a next project

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor and Emraan Hashmi will work together in Malayalam director Jeethu Joseph’s, Bollywood debut with a horror thriller. Jeethu Joseph, who is known for directing the thriller Drishyam and now he is all set to make a Bollywood debut and he is planning to a make a horror thriller […]

Kriti Sanon to star opposite Sidharth Malhotra in ‘Ek Villain 2’

By The Frontier Post | February 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The Bollywood Diva, Kriti Sanon has confirmed that she will work opposite Sidharth Malhotra in ‘Ek Villain-2’ which is the sequel of hit movie Ek Villain. Kriti Sanon delivered a super hit like Bareilly Ki Barfi and she already started shooting for Dinesh Vijan’s Arjun Patiala opposite Diljit Dosanjh in Chandigarh early […]

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Peshawar

Hand grenade attack on police post in Peshawar

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Some unidentified gunmen attacked a police check post with hand grenades in Peshawar on Wednesday however; no loss of human life was reported. Police personnel opened fire in retaliation after the attack but the gunmen managed to escape from the scene after committing the crime. Security forces started search operation in the […]

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Peshawar Uplift Programme yet to be completed by Irrigation Deptt

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Farid Shinwari PESHAWAR: Despite delay in up-gradation, widening and construction of roads on both sides of canals in provincial city, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Irrigation Department has yet to complete Peshawar Uplift Programme after four and half years of duration to facilitate the masses. As per details, the Warsak, Kabul, Joi Sheikh and Hazarkhwani Canal as part […]

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Imran suggests direct Senate polls to avoid horse-trading

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Wisal Yousafzai PESHAWAR: PTI’s Chairm-an Imran Khan has suggested that they will conduct direct election of Senate to avoid h-orse trading if came in power. Talking to media  at Peshawar on Tuesday  Imran Khan said that horse trading is start among member of the provincial assemblies as the Senate election will be held on March […]

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Opening of honorary Russian consulate to renew diplomatic relationship: Governor

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Governor, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Engr. Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has said that establishment of honorary consulate office of Russian Federation in Peshawar is a sign of the beginning of a new chapter of renewed diplomatic relationship between the two countries wherein they are looking at each other as complementary partners for regional balance, growth […]

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27 in run for 11 seats of Senate from KP: ECP

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Provincial Election Commission has finalized the names of 27 candidates from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa  to contest  Senate elections against 11 vacant scheduled for March 3 next as five aspirants withdraw from the contest on the last day of withdrawal. According to the final list issued of these eligible candidates, 14 are in […]

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PAF-RMWO launched a welfare project

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: In a landmark event, PAF in collaboration with Rashidabad Memorial Welfare Organization (RMWO) launched a welfare project by the name of Alamabad near Swabi, today.  The mega project has been initiated for the welfare of the people of KPK in general and for the local populace of Swabi in particular.  Mr. Pervez […]

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Home Districts

Rewaj Act not acceptable: Asfandyar

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

F.P. Report CHARSADDA: ANP chief, Asfandyar Wali Khan has said that FATA Rewaj Act is against the human rights and not acceptable to them. He expressed these views while talking to a delegation of tribeswomen which called on him in Wali Bagh Charsadda. The founder of the ‘Khur Organization’ Shahida Shah and president of Tribal […]

Compensation grants to affected tribesmen of Bara

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Ahmad Nabi LANDI KOTAL: A total of 18400000 rupees were granted as compensation to 90 terrorism affectees of Tehsil Bara on Tuesday. In this connection a simple gathering was initiated in the office of Assistant Political Agent (APA) Bara, Ismatullah Wazir at Khyber House, Peshawar that was attended by tribal elders, administration officials and heirs […]

11 shopkeepers fined

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

F.P. Report SHANGLA: Assistant Commissioner paid surprise and checked prices of various edible items at Alpuri bazaar. During the raid conducted on the direction of deputy commissioner he challaned five shopkeepers and imposed fine of Rs 11,000 for overcharging or violating other relevant laws. Moreover, the Assistant Commissioner Puran held meeting with the stakeholders of […]

Two children injured in blast

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Amjad Ali Afridi JAMRUD: As many as two children were injured in bomb explosion in Ghudar area of Jamrud on Tuesday. As per details, two children were playing in Ghudar area of Jamrud and they found a toy shape bomb and suddenly it exploded in a result both the children were injured. The injured were […]

Hundreds protest against killing of youth in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Hanif Ullah KHAR: Hundreds of people protested on Tuesday in Inayat Kalay area of Bajaur agency against the brutal killing of Bajaur student in Karachi. As per details, One Ahmed Shah, a student was abducted in Karachi later his riddled body was found. Ahmed Shah was resident of Inayat Kalay Bajaur and on Tuesday hundreds […]

Centre approves uplift projects for districts: Durrani

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Ghulam Mursalin Marwat LAKKI MARWAT: The federal government has approved uplift projects worth billions of rupees in different sectors for southern districts so as to bring the backward region of province on par with developed parts of the country, claimed federal minister for housing and works Muhammad Akram Khan Durrani. Speaking at a function after […]

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Article

Uncertainty in South Asia

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

Jalil Afridi Who could have thought that one day United States would sponsor a resolution at Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to place Pakistan on the list of countries that financially aid terrorism.?  Despite giving land routes, air bases, handing over thousands of Taliban and Al Qaeda leaders, sacrificing the lives of seventy thousand Pakistanis in […]

Bumpy flight ahead

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Ghulam Idris Khan Financial Action Task Force (FATF) with Head quarter in Paris, France, was established in 1989′ It is an inter-governmental organization with the mission to control money laundering and terrorism financing. India is full fledged member in 37 member house while Pakistan is associate member in Asia Pacific group. Four members country of […]

Afghans are being mislead on Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | February 19, 2018

Col (R) Muhammad Hanif According to the Ariana News Afghanistan, dated 19 December 2017, an official letter from the Afghan Ministry of Interior (MoI) has leaked on social media suggesting that Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Directorate has opened a dairy factory to export poisoned products to Afghanistan. According to the letter, this factory is producing […]

Syria strikes back as Israel discovers its warplanes aren’t invincible

By The Frontier Post | February 18, 2018

Rania Khalek Israel has long been the unchallenged bully in the Middle East, but now Tel Aviv will face consequences for its temper tantrums. That was the message from Damascus last weekend when the Syrian army shot down an Israeli F-16. The dramatic escalation happened as Israel claimed one of its warplanes was in Syrian […]

The view from Balkh: how to fix the dysfunctional system in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | February 17, 2018

Ata Mohammad Noor Afghanistan faces a number of challenges internally and externally. Security and corruption are near the top of the list, but fixing Afghanistan’s debilitated political system deserves greater attention. For the past four decades, the people of Afghanistan have been suffering from perpetual conflict, instability and poverty. We were victims of the Soviet […]

At brink of social reforms, Turkey resembles Ireland’s experience

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2018

Muhammed Serif At the end of the 1980s, Ireland was among the weakest economies in Europe. Facing slow growth, heavy taxation and high rates of unemployment, the only hope for many Irish youths was to leave their country and look for jobs abroad. Ireland at that time was depicted as the poorest of the rich […]

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Editorial

Diplomatic inertia

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2018

This time the US and its allies move asking Financial Action Task Force FATF) to back Pakistan on of watch list of money laundering and terror financing has created a panic like situation in the PML-N government. There was not such a hue and cry when the country was put for the first time on […]

Investment heaven

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2018

Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal, while addressing a conference on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, claimed that Pakistan has rapidly emerged as one of the top five emerging economies in recent years in the world and the world is admitting it. He said that in the eyes of media Pakistan is no longer a place of danger. The […]

Munich Security conference

By The Frontier Post | February 19, 2018

Addressing the Munich Security Conference  Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa stressed the repatriation of 2.7 million Afghan refugees can greatly improve the security situation in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The Army Chief said that world is harvesting what had been sown 40 years ago. He called for repatriation of Afghan refugees from Pakistan […]

Grey list impact

By The Frontier Post | February 18, 2018

The prospects of Pakistan being placed on global terrorist financing watchlist could endanger its handful of remaining banking links to the outside world, causing a real financial pain to the economy. The United States had already suspended its economic and security assistance to Pakistan worth 2 billion dollars. Inclusion on the Financial Action Task Force […]

Desire for dialogue

By The Frontier Post | February 17, 2018

Making a policy statement in the upper house of the parliament, Senate, Defense Minister Khurram Dastagir urged President Trump administration to hold meaningful dialogue with Pakistan instead of issuing threats of suspension of economic and security assistance. He said dialogue can be held only when a pleasant environment is created.The Defense Minister said the United […]

Planning Commission assessment

By The Frontier Post | February 16, 2018

The internal assessment of the Planning Commission reveals that PML-N government failed to achieve macroeconomic and social targets it set in the 11th five year plan. The assessment reveals that ruling party failed to achieve the targets even in the areas like electricity and construction of roads. It has neutralized all the claims of economic […]

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